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  • Main St. Tax Breaks Inside Obama's Proposed Budget Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House with Jeffrey Zients, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB, in Washington, D.C.

    President Obama's budget plan includes a proposed tax credit if you've hired or given a raise to workers. What small businesses would pocket from the president's proposal.

  • Why Now Is the Best Time to Be an Entrepreneur: Pro Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Ted Leonsis

    With many big companies spending less, the time couldn't be better to launch a start-up, Ted Leonsis, a longtime tech executive, told CNBC.

  • How to Energize the Entrepreneur: Expert Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:03 AM ET
    How to Energize the Entrepreneur: Expert

    Ted Leonsis, Revolution Growth Fund partner, explains why there's never "been a better time to be an entrepreneur."

  • What's Up With Groupon? Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:31 AM ET
    What's Up With Groupon?

    "Globalization offers a ton of promise to companies that can explore it because of the Internet," said Ted Leonsis, Revolution Growth Fund partner, discussing the outlook on Groupon and e-commerce growth.

  • The Revolution of Innovation Needed: Leonsis Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    The Revolution of Innovation Needed: Leonsis

    Ted Leonsis, Revolution Growth Fund partner, explains how the business world could benefit from revolutionizing its ideas and practices.

  • Try On a Pair: Warby Parker to Open Store in Soho Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:47 PM ET
    Warby Parker CEO: Startups Focused on Health Care, Talent

    After developing a strong online following, hip eyeglass maker Warby Parker opens its first brick-and-mortar store Saturday in Soho.

  • Online Retailer Makes Big Bet on Bricks & Mortar Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Online Retailer Makes Big Bet on Bricks & Mortar

    Warby Parker continues its quest to transform the $22 billion U.S. optical industry, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

  • Invest Like Buffett? There’s an App for That Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    What to Invest Like a Billionaire? There's An App For That!

    Raul Moreno, IBillionaire co-founder, explains how his app can help people invest like Warren Buffett or Carl Icahn.

  • Disruptors: The Midas Touch For Tech Investing Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 7:32 AM ET
    Disruptors: The Midas Touch For Tech Investing

    Jeremy Levine, Bessemer Venture Partners, discusses how to spot the next smart e-commerce investment, and provides tips for playing the start-up field.

  • Hooters to Waitress: No Hair? No Job, Lawsuit Says Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    A former Hooters waitress contends in a lawsuit that the restaurant discriminated against her, when she didn't wear a wig after brain surgery.

  • Facebook for Work? Social Network Connects Cubicles Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

    Think of it as Facebook for the office—social networks that connect co-workers and increase productivity. It's an already-crowded space, but relative newcomer Unison Technologies is hoping to stand out.

  • Investing in Tech Innovation: Top 5 Picks Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 8:42 AM ET
    Investing in Tech Innovation: Top 5 Picks

    Kevin Landis, FirstHand Funds, discusses the opportunities available in tapping into public and private mobility companies, and investing in smart phone blue chips.

  • How a Robots Guy Got Into Global Artisan Crafts Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    The art group "Petrov Dom" (Petrov`s House) consists of three members: Galina Petrova, master of folk crafts of the Vologda region, and her followers, Lidia Petrova and Inna Zueva. Petrov Dom is part of Globein's artisan online community.

    See how a former robotics engineer created a San Francisco start-up, Globein.com, that uses technology to connect global artisans with the online marketplace. Business-card holder from Uzbekistan?

  • Family Businesses More Resilient Amid Tough Times Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Alex and Alison Sokol Blosser

    Some family businesses are more resilient because of a long-term focus and a commitment to customers. Careful spending like a 'frugal Yankee' helps too.

  • Seaching for the Next Pocket Fisherman Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:26 PM ET
    Pocket Hose

    Inventors are hoping their products will hit the infomercial goldmine and become the next OxyClean or Pocket Fisherman.

  • 'Slow Crawl' to Prosperity as Jobs Growth 'Dives' Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    Mirroring the broader economy, small-business owners' plans to hire are taking a "dive" as owners see little reason for new job creation. You call this a recovery?

  • Don't Miss These Small-Business Tax Deductions Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    Our guest blogger Greg Jones, CEO of BookKeeping Express, a franchise, offers last-minute tips including key deductions. Are you missing out?

  • Monaco Can Give You the Edge Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Monaco Can Give You the Edge

    Zsolt Lavotha, chairman of Monaco Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, tells CNBC that Monaco is marketing itself as a breeding ground for young entrepreneurs through its 'Edge' networking program.

  • More Entrepreneurs Chase 3-D Printing Profits Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:06 AM ET
    A MakerBot 3-D printer prints Nokia cellphone cases.

    As 3-D printing grows, entrepreneurs are looking for opportunities, Inc. reports. Key questions to ask if you're thinking about starting a 3-D printing business.

  • TV Disruption: Start-Up Aereo CEO Defends Tech Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Chet Kanojia

    Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.

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